In this episode Aarav Modi (co-founder of theyoungopinion.org + grade 8 student) shares his experiences at the Summer Intermediate Arts course @ OELC. He explains how this inspired him to create an amazing website focused on the artwork + opinions of Canadian youth. Aarav and his team are taking submissions from youth across Ontario - submit your work at: theyoungopinion.org
This episode also features the musical tale...
Arjun Ram is a correspondent for CBC Kids, he has interviewed many prominent politicians, sports personalities and tons of amazing Canadian kids. He comes on the podcast to discuss OELC's impact on him and to share some insight into his interview process.
Please find below the link to Arjun's episode of Cross Country Checkup on CBC!
In this episode Lisa Buchanan (OELC's Executive Director) + Susan Haiplik (OELC's Executive Associate) outline OELC/CASO's plan for an online platform for July + August 2020. This platform will allow for online clubs, digital cabins and a host of amazing programming delivered by our OELC staff. There is also talk of an OELC care package that will be available to order soon!
This week we are presenting Nathan's interview with the amazing Lex Leosis. An artist well known for her dynamic flows, aggressive stage presence and elaborate story-telling, Lex Leosis is loud, opinionated, constantly fighting for what she believes in and hungry to make something of her family name. A track from her recently released album is presented at the end of the episode!
OELC's Executive Director Lisa Buchanan discusses with Nathan the announcements around OELC's 2020 season and the challenges ahead.
This episode focuses on an interview with Mikaela Wilson, OELC alumni, author, McMaster grad and co-founder of “Senior Support Services of Southern Ontario”, a company that focuses on helping older adults through their cognitive, physical and emotional struggles. Mikaela has some unique insights to share on how COVID-19 is affecting the seniors of Ontario.
The music of Kashka Ironside is also featured, as performed by Laura Trem...
In this episode Nathan is speaking with Carolyn Wiens and Sarah Robertson from OELC's amazing Secondary Growing Leadership course. This course is for high school students with various exceptionalities. Sarah and Carolyn tell all about the impact this course has had on its participants, and share some inspiring stories helping these participants to overcome challenges at OELC!
Read more about SGL here: https://www.oelccaso.c...
In this episode Nathan interviews four recent OELC alumni: Samantha Tice, Andie McGuire, Morgan Johnston and Eden Burkhart. They have all recently attended one of OELC's intermediate or secondary leadership courses. Each of them discusses in detail the impact OELC has had on their lives and why they recommend OELC as a place for young people to develop their resilience and leadership skills.
In this episode Nathan interviews Scott Hammell. Scott shares his unique perspective on leadership and facing fear as well as the impact OELC/CASO has had on his life.
Scott Hammell, the four-time Guinness World Record holder has hung upside down from a hot air balloon while locked in a straitjacket and chains at 7 200 feet (World’s Highest Suspension Straitjacket Escape), dangled by his ankles and juggled for over a minute and ...
This is our very first episode. Listen as Nathan and Waleed discuss the amazing Day of Pink program Waleed ran at Agincourt C.I. They also discuss the ways in which OELCCASO has impacted Waleed's life and his leadership skills. www.oelccaso.com